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W. S. Gilbert
'''Sir William Schwenck Gilbert''' (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, libretto|librettist, poet and illustrator best known for the fourteen comic operas (known as the Savoy operas) produced in Gilbert and Sullivan|collaboration with the composer Arthur Sullivan. The most famous of these include ''H.M.S. Pinafore'', ''The Pirates of Penzance'' and one of the most frequently performed works in the history of musical theatre, ''The Mikado''.Kenrick, John. [http://www.musicals101.com/gilbert3.htm ''G&S Story: Part III''], accessed 13 October 2006; and Powell, Jim. [http://www.libertystory.net/LSARTSGILBERT.htm ''William S. Gilbert's Wicked Wit for Liberty''] accessed 13 October 2006. The popularity of these works was supported for over a century by year-round performances of them, in Britain and abroad,...
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w s gilbert (libretto), frank osmond carr (music)
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